highflying

or high-fly·ing

[ hahy-flahy-ing ]
/ ˈhaɪˈflaɪ ɪŋ /
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adjective

moving upward to or along at a considerable height: highflying planes.
extravagant or extreme in aims, opinions, etc.; unduly lofty: highflying ideas about life.
having a high cost or perceived value: the highflying glamour stocks.

Nearby words

  1. highest intercostal vein,
  2. highet,
  3. highfalutin,
  4. highflier,
  5. highflyer,
  6. highholder,
  7. highhole,
  8. highjack,
  9. highjacker,
  10. highland

Origin of highflying

First recorded in 1575–85; high + flying

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